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permanent dentition

permanent dentition in Medicine

permanent dentition n.
See secondary dentition.

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  • These features of the deciduous dentition suggest that it is more specialized for a diet of flesh than is the permanent dentition.

    American Weasels E. Raymond Hall
  • The teeth of the permanent dentition all are present and entire.

    American Weasels E. Raymond Hall
  • P3 and p4 are the teeth of the permanent dentition which ultimately push out the last milk teeth to be lost.

    American Weasels E. Raymond Hall
  • But there are some who hold that the teeth are of the permanent dentition.

  • Accordingly, in the permanent dentition, P4 and M1 appear before P3 does, and m1 and m2 make their appearance before p4.

    American Weasels E. Raymond Hall
  • It has three narrow rows of spines along the back, which do not wholly disappear until the permanent dentition has been acquired.

  • They are commonly developed in two sets, the milk dentition and permanent dentition.

    The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds
  • In the milk dentition there is an additional premolar, not represented by a successor in the permanent dentition.

  • There is a marked difference between the deciduous and permanent dentition.

    The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds

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